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ABOUT THE BOOK

Introduction

News: Fringe 2012

Fringe 2012 on Twitter

Author: Mark Fisher

Blog

Press area

Press coverage

Contact

Site map

CHAPTERS

The city and its festivals

The Fringe Office

The timing

The motivation

The show

The venue

The accommodation

The law

The marketing campaign

The media campaign

The awards

The show must go on

The next step

The money

The interviewees

mark@theatreSCOTLAND.com

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The law: your comments

Rights and wrongs

SORRY TO get all heavy on you, but you can't escape the small-print when you're putting on a show. It's nothing impossible to deal with, but you have certain legal obligations when it comes to copyright, performing rights and contracts and you should go in with your eyes open. 

This chapter of The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide is a clear and straight-forward breakdown of the main legal areas you should be aware of. Dot the "i"s and cross the "t"s at the start and you won't find yourself in an awkward corner when you're too far in to do anything about it.

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Follow me @markffisher and @writeabouttheat I am an Edinburgh-based freelance journalist and critic specialising in theatre and the arts. Publications I write for include the Guardian, Scotland on Sunday and the Scotsman. I am the author of The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide: how to make your show a success, published in February 2012 and How to Write About Theatre: A Manual for Critics, Students and Bloggers published in July 2015. From 2000-2003, I was the editor of The List magazine, Glasgow and Edinburgh's arts and events guide. See my website for more information and comprehensive Scottish theatre links.

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